Snowdrops and those affiliated with them past and present are the 

RAF Police Associates

This website is nothing to do with the organisation known as the RAF Police Association although I am currently a member. It may feature Association members on its pages and is used by a large number of RAF Police Association members in preference to the new RAF Police Association website purchased at great cost using the members' money without their prior approval. It should be noted that many links on the expensive "official" site are to this site, especially on the memorial page.

Over 600 members do not have computer access but have to share the cost of the new website, a sum over £2500. Because of the complete lack of any apology to the members from those involved in this debacle, my membership will lapse at the end of the year as membership of the Association is not worth £12.50 a year, £16.50 if you don't have a computer and you want Provost Parades, and absolutely nothing has changed from when 3 of us were suspended for raising our concerns. The same people are still in power along with their supporters and although they technically did not break the Association's rules, they acted in a totally immoral and unethical way and refuse to admit it and as a result ripped the heart out of the Association.

As a founder member, LVP and former trustee it is a shame a few members have lost the way from what we set up the Association to be all those years ago.  A crying shame.

This website is provided, and has been provided by me personally for 19 years, as a link for RAF Police Association members, serving and past members of the RAF Police and Provost branch and associated trades and groups as well as for non RAF personnel to maintain contact and provide a service.

It is the site formally known as the RAF Police Association website.

Last update: 1 July 2016


Between 27th June and 23rd July, please address all communication direct to the webmaster@rafpa.com email address rather than my personal email address

Obituaries Deaths and Funerals (28 June 2016)

Carterton and the JR Hospital (21 Oct 15)

RAF Police Roll of Honour (updated 17 Mar 16)

Global History of the RAF Police

Reference Links

a page containing those older links I have tidied up (3 Sep 15)

iPhone/iPad scam: How to get rid of the error that could cost you £50

Fraudsters are sending out virus infected emails that claim a package has been seized by HM Revenue & Customs upon arrival into the United Kingdom.

A full and comprehensive list of all the RAFP archives including Provost Parade has been completed by John Curtis and placed on this web site.

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Marriage Allowance lets you transfer £1,100 of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner - if they earn more than you.

This reduces their tax by up to £220 in the tax year (6 April to 5 April the next year).

To benefit as a couple, you (as the lower earner) must have an income of £11,000 or less. 

You can get Marriage Allowance if all the following apply:

  • you’re married or in a civil partnership
  • you don’t earn anything or your income is under £11,000
  • your partner’s income is between £11,001 and £43,000

RAF to coordinate the collation of case studies from RAF personnel of whom have an important link to The Queen e.g. they are related to someone who took part in The Queen’s Coronation, took part in the Silver, Golden or Diamond Jubilees, or are to have an important ceremonial role during The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations.

Full details here: including lists of those who took part in 1953 and 1977 


I have found a video on YouTube of the day which briefly shows a few RAFP but reveals we had an Air Force in those days with a large number of different aircraft. How things have changed. I watched the 4 Vulcan scramble featured on the video in slow time to try and identify the fin numbers and was delighted to see that one of them is XM594 which survives and rusts away at Newark Air Museum. The other numbers were too blurred to make out. The video is called HM The Queen Reviews the RAF and it is in colour.

Al Knowler

 www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x9S18whxus

Date

Event
2016Dates and Locations to see The Red Arrows
2016Airshow & Lincolnshire Display Teams Calendar 
4 Jul 16 Funeral of Steve Grist
3 to 5 Sep 16A Flight & Friends RAF Laarbruch reunion at Weeze September 3rd to 5th
2016. Coincides with Weeze Kirmes. Please make your own travel and
accommodation arrangements. All RAFP welcome. Contact Del Bradley
04 Sep 16Allied Air Forces Memorial Day
8 & 11 Sep 16 Cape Town B of B Lunch & Service (30 June 16)
11 Sep 16Eden Camp All Services Parade
18 Sep 16 Lincoln B of B Lunch & Service (1 July 16)
24 Sep 16 The Big K Swim
1 Oct 16Dog Handlers Reunion - 30/9 to 1/10 with Hog Roast on the Saturday
5-6 Nov 16Skegness Reunion - Still rooms available 
13 Nov 16Cenotaph Parade
4-5 Jun 17Misters Golf Championship

Royal Air Force Military Policemen, 1960's 

Promotional recruitment film for the Royal Air Force police, 1970's 


International Bomber Command Centre
The IBCC site in Lincoln is still under construction. As a result it cannot yet be opened to the public.
However the IBCC have set up a series of free guided tours which can be booked by visiting
 

Rededication Parade at the NMA (29 Jun 16)

RAFP Association News (30 Jun 16)

News of Interest (19 Jun 16)

Help!!!!! - just as it seems 15 Jun 16)

RAFP in the news (9 Jun 16)

Photos from now  (7 Jun 16)

For these doggy things (7 Jun 16)

The NMA Page (29 June 16) 


Photos of RAF Police Flights etc (15 May 16)

The other half to "where are they now? - this is "Here They Are" (12 May 16)

Where are they now? (5 May 16)

Sutton Wick Air Crash Memorial Event - 7 Mar 16  

Jobs for our "Special" talents (23 Feb 16)

Links to related sites (22 Jan 16)

Related Books and Publications (3 Jan 16)

Strange RAF Bases (and jobs) (12 Sep 15)

Classified Ads Noticeboard  (12 Aug 15) - Holidays

Remembrance Day Parades (18 Nov 14)

Alan Rusling Memorial Award

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